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Halloween Town, U.S.A – From pumpkin carving, to haunted houses, to crafting your own costume, Halloween is a holiday filled with fun activities for the whole family. This year, however, things may look a little different.

Many communities are halting some of the festivities, like trick-or-treating, due to concerns regarding COVID-19.

Below is a list, which will continue to be updated, of the official decisions regarding trick-or-treating of municipalities in our area. 

If trick-or-treating is allowed, the area will be listed under "Creeping it."

If trick-or-treating is not allowed, the area will be listed under "Boo-ed it."

If a decision has not yet been made, the area will be listed under "Waiting for a Full Moon."

Creeping It:

Montoursville Borough

  • Trick or treating: Oct. 31, from 6 - 8 p.m.

Loyalsock Township

  • Trick or treating: Oct. 31, from 6 - 8 p.m.

Avis Borough

  • Trick or treating: Oct. 31, from 6 - 8 p.m.

Montgomery Borough

  • Parade: 6 p.m.
  • Trick or Treating: Oct. 31, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Hughesville Borough 

  • Trick or Treating: Oct. 31, 6 – 8:30 p.m.

South Williamsport Borough

  • Trick or Treating: Oct. 31, 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Trunk-or-Treat Event: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in parking lot of Isle of Comics

Mifflinburg Borough

  • Trick or Treating: Oct. 31 6 – 9 p.m. (only houses with lights on)

City of Lock Haven

  • Trick or Treating: Oct. 31, 6 – 8 p.m. (only houses with lights on) 

Jersey Shore Borough 

  • Trick or Treating: Oct. 31, 6 – 8 p.m.

Shamokin Dam Borough

  • Trick or treating: Oct. 31, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Muncy Borough

  • Trick or treating: Oct. 31, 6 – 8 p.m. 
  • Drive-thru Trick or Trunk event: Oct. 31, 6 – 8 p.m. at Muncy Borough Building. Social distancing will be maintained.

City of Williamsport

  • Trick or Treating: Oct. 31 6 – 8 p.m. 

Boo-ed It:

Town of Dalmatia, Pa. in Northumberland County

  • Trick or treating is normally organized by Dalmatia Fire Department but is canceled this year.

Waiting for a Full Moon: 

Selinsgrove Borough

  • Decision will be made at borough council meeting on Oct. 5. 

Milton Borough

  • Discussions in process. Mayor Edward Nelson is expected to make an announcement next week.

Town of Bloomsburg 

  • Decision will be made at upcoming town council meeting and announced sometime after Oct. 7.

City of Sunbury

  • No yes or no decision yet; will be announced sometime after Sept. 28 city council meeting. 

We hope you enjoy the holiday and stay safe! 

This story was compiled by an NCPA staff reporter from submitted news. To see a list of our editorial staff please visit our staff directory.